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Segmenting the motivation of travelers using the push and pull framework remains ubiquitous in tourism. This study segments the girlfriend getaway (GGA) market on motivation (push) and accommodation (pull) attributes and identifies relationships between these factors. Using a relatively novel...

Author(s)
Khoo-Lattimore, C.; Prayag, G.; Disegna, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 5, pp 774-792
Abstract

The main objective of this study is to examine the relationship between motivation and accommodation performance of both Western and Asian women who have been on girlfriend getaways (GGAs). Using nationality and ethnicity as proxies to understand cultural differences, 749 women were surveyed from...

Author(s)
Khoo-Lattimore, C.; Prayag, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2018, 27, 2, pp 239-259
Abstract

Purpose: Integrated 24-Hour Movement Guidelines provide specific recommendations on screen viewing (SV), moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and sleep to improve health of children and youth. However, few studies have examined whether these guidelines are met in young children,...

Author(s)
Chen BoZhi; Bernard, J. Y.; Padmapriya, N.; Yao JiaLi; Goh, C.; Tan KokHian; Yap FaBian; Chong YapSeng; Shek, L.; Godfrey, K. M.; Chan ShiaoYng; Eriksson, J. G.; Müller-Riemenschneider, F.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2019, 16, 70, pp (22 August 2019)
Abstract

While most of the second home retirement tourism studies are qualitative in nature, knowledge on retirees' demographic profile and their spending dynamics is limited. We sampled Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) participants at multiple data collection points, and received 504 usable completed...

Author(s)
Wong KeeMun [Wong, K. M. B. ]; Ghazali Musa
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 60, pp 42-46
Abstract

The association between urban green space and well-being has been extensively studied in many parts of the world such as Australia, Europe and North America. However, in tropical countries, especially in developing countries such as Malaysia there are few examples of such studies. This study,...

Author(s)
Tapan Kumar Nath; Han SimZhe [Han, S. Z. S. ]; Lechner, A. M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2018, 36, pp 34-41
Abstract

We examined Sarcocystis spp. in giant snakes from the Indo-Australian Archipelago and Australia using a combination of morphological (size of sporocyst) and molecular analyses. We amplified by PCR nuclear 18S rDNA from single sporocysts in order to detect mixed infections and unequivocally assign...

Author(s)
Wassermann, M.; Raisch, L.; Lyons, J. A.; Natusch, D. J. D.; Richter, S.; Wirth, M.; Preeprem, P.; Khoprasert, Y.; Ginting, S.; Mackenstedt, U.; Jäkel, T.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 11, pp e0187984
Abstract

Background: This study describes physical activity patterns and their association with socioeconomic factors in six countries in the Asia-Pacific region, and examines whether physical activity associations with socioeconomic status follow similar patterns across the six countries. Methods:...

Author(s)
Bauman, A.; Ma GuanSheng; Cuevas, F.; Omar, Z.; Waqanivalu, T.; Phongsavan, P.; Keke, K.; Bhushan, A.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 2011, 65, 1, pp 35-43
Abstract

Background: Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is a major threat to Australia given the distribution of competent vectors, and the large number of travellers returning from endemic regions. We describe current knowledge of CHIKV importations into Australia, and quantify reported viraemic cases, with the aim ...

Author(s)
Viennet, E.; Knope, K.; Faddy, H.; Williams, C.; Harley, D.
Publisher
Communicable Diseases and Surveillance Branch, Canberra, Australia
Citation
Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 2013, 37, 2, pp E136-E143
Abstract

Geopark as an innovation for the protection of natural and geological heritages plays an important role in geotourism development. In recent decade "geotourism" emerged as a much talked about topic that is frequently linked to the term "sustainable tourism". Moreover, a geopark stimulates local...

Author(s)
Farsani, N. T.; Coelho, C. O. A.; Costa, C.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2010, No.13/14, Vol. 2, pp 567-576
Abstract

This paper considers whether traditional tourist decision models per se are appropriate for describing and predicting the decision processes involved, as well as whether there are any significant differences between the cultural groups in terms of the decision criteria used by international holiday ...

Author(s)
Summers, J.; McColl-Kennedy, J. R.; Summers, J.; McColl-Kennedy, J. R.
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 1998, 5, 4, pp 33-55

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